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" But this is excellently expressed, that it is in imagination, and not always in fact. For certainly great riches have sold more men than they have bought out. Seek not proud riches, but such as thou mayest get justly, use soberly, distribute cheerfully,... "
Plain Living and High Thinking: A New Year Homily - Page 31
by Theodore Thornton Munger - 1897 - 61 pages
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Essays and Lectures: Historical and Literary

James Whiteside - 1868 - 478 pages
...hath the owner but the sight of it with his eyes?'" The philosophy of riches is thus expounded : " Seek not proud riches ; but such as thou mayest get...soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly." We have here a good principle of action, resting alike on philosophy and religion. In that essay of...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - 1868 - 641 pages
...and not always in fact ; for, certainly great riches have sold more men than they have bought out. Seek not proud riches, but such as thou mayest get...soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly ; yet have no abstract or friarly contempt of them, but distinguish, as Cicero saith well of Rabirius...
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Annual Report of the Indiana State Board of Agriculture, Volume 12

1870
...antiquity. And Lord Bacon, the wisest man of modern times, says : " Seek not proud riches, but rather such as thou mayest get justly, use soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly." And can there be a truer description of a farmer's future? There is no greater independence than that...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 23

Henry Barnard - 1872
...imagination, and not always in fact ; for certainly great riches have sold more men than they have bought out. Seek not proud riches, but such as thou mayest get...soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly ; yet have no abstract or friarly contempt of them, but distinguish, as Cicero saith well of Kabirius...
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The Essays of Lord Bacon

Francis Bacon - 1873 - 240 pages
...in fact. For, certainly, great riches have sold more men than they have bought out. Seek not proud 8 riches ; but such as thou mayest get justly, use soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly. Yet have no abstract nor friarly9 contempt of them ; but dis1 Conceit] Conception ; fancy. 2 Where...
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Getting on in the World; or Hints onn Success in Life

William Mathews - 1874
...philosophers to teach him, kings to mount guard over him, — to the extent of that sixpence. — CARLTLE. Seek not proud riches, but such as thou mayest get...soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly; yet have no abstract or Marly contempt of them. — BACON. Economy is of itself a great revenue. —...
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Getting on in the World: Or, Hints on Success in Life

William Mathews - 1874 - 365 pages
...to mount guard over him, — to the extent of that sixpence. — CARLYLE. Seek not proud riches, hut such as thou mayest get justly, use soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave. contentedly ; yet have no abstract or Marly contempt of them. — BACON. Economy is of itself a great revenue....
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Text-book of Prose: From Burke, Webster, and Bacon : with Notes, and ...

Henry Norman Hudson - 1876 - 636 pages
...and not always in fact ; for, certainly, great riches have sold more men than they have bought out. Seek not proud riches, but such as thou mayest get...soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly: yet have no abstract nor friarly contempt of them ; but distinguish, as Cicero saith well of Rabirius...
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Bacon's essays, with intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1876
...imagination, and not always in fact. For certainly, great riches have sold more men than they have bought out. Seek not proud riches, but such as thou mayest get...justly, use soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave con- as tentedly. Yet have no abstract or friarly contempt of them : but distinguish, as Cicero saith...
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Scripture searchings in the New Testament illustrating the ..., Volume 1

Edgar Dyke Whitmarsh - 1877
...sometimes loseth or disturbeth the victory. Great riches have sold more men than they have bought. Seek not proud riches; but such as thou mayest get...soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly. 15. MALICIOUSNESS. No man can serve two masters : for either he will hate the one and love the other...
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